Ding Dong the Wicked Netscape is Dead!

We are thrilled to learn of the final demise and ultimate death of Netscape — even though it is only in browser form and not a company any longer.

Netscape, as a company, was one of the most arrogant entities in the mid-90’s as it professed its superiority while sitting on its elegance.  As a browser, Netscape did some good things.  As the company behind the browser — Netscape stink, stank, stunk!

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Netscape 8.01

I always hated Netscape when they ruled the internet ten years or so ago. As a writer of books and articles I always found Netscape as a company to be arrogant, unhelpful, nasty and happily cruel.
I cheered when, Vader-like, Microsoft decided to rise and smash Netscape with Internet Explorer and I laughed out loud when Netscape went down in flames. 

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The United States vs. Microsoft

by Go Inside Premier Members

May 21, 1998

[Publisher’s Note: On May 18, 1998 the following questions from GO INSIDE Magazine Premier Members were sent to Microsoft and Waggener Edstrom (Microsoft’s outside PR arm) for answering. We informed Microsoft and Waggener Edstrom that we would publish these questions with or without answers because we need to show you that we are doing our best to get answers to the questions you fairly ask. As of today, Microsoft and Waggener Edstrom have yet to respond to your questions or even acknowledge receipt of our email. If and when we get answers, we’ll post them for you here.]

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The Golden Age of the Web

Golden and Loving It
Believe it or not, we are now living in The Golden Age of the World-Wide Web. Enjoy it while you can, for it shall not last long. Especially if the computer industry has its way. They want every noodnik with a modem and a hard drive traipsing around the internet 24 hours a day so they can provide the means for the traipser’s well-being while on the Web. It’ll be a never-ending tourist season of noodniks for us seasoned Webbers as we slay and wheedle away those unwelcomed gawkers armed with cable modems and unlimited Web access for $5 a month.

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